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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library

Established in 1962, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library is one of the major art history reference libraries in the country. Free and open year-round on weekdays, the Clark Library is – rare among research collections – open to the public without qualification. Focusing on post-medieval art, the Clark Library’s collection is outstanding in Italian and Northern Renaissance, Baroque, and French nineteenth-century, history of photography, and contemporary art fields and is well ...



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Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Butterick Publishing Company
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152 p. : 28 cm
Topic: Tatting
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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"Il paraîtra un Cahier tous les mois." Contains Cahiers 7 to 12 bound together
Topic: Textile design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Watson, Mrs
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Copies of designs chiefly in ink. Some designs on slips of paper laid in. Other designs pasted on inside of front and back covers
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Color title page
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Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Maison Robert, firm, Paris; Ducroquet, Victor
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Mounted label on inside of front cover: Maison Robert, Victor Ducroquet, gendre et successeur, no. 78312
Topics: Textile fabrics -- France -- History -- 19th century, Sample books
Source: folio
vii, 318 p. 29 cm
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Title from spine
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament -- France, Decoration and ornament -- Directoire style
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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The double plate consists of mounted color specimens
Topics: Stencil work, Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Title page and dedication lithographed
Topic: Decoration and ornament
xvi, 329 p. illus., 36 plates, 6 fold. plans. 36 cm
Topic: Strasbourg (France)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Stephenson, Charles; Suddards, F
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Half title: Ornamental design for woven fabrics
Topics: Textile fabrics, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Color t.p
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Added title-page, "Livre d'ornements, par Liénard ... Année MDCCCLXXII" and three special title-pages, lettered A,B,C, "Spécimens de la décoration et de l'ornementation au XIXme siècle, par Lienard", all with ornamental borders. First published in 1866. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topic: Decorative arts -- Netherlands -- History -- 19th century
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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1st English edition pub. 1886. cf. Pataky, v.1, p. 155
Topic: Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Brandon-Jones, Anne
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x, 40 p. : 25 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Plates accompanied by leaves with descriptive letterpress and illustrations not included in pagination
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Perkins, George C; Ford, Anna Grayson; M. Heminway and Sons Silk Co
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133 p. 21 cm
Topics: Embroidery, Crocheting, Knitting, Silk
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Caulfeild, S. F. A. (Sophia Frances Anne), 1824-1911; Saward, Blanche C
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At head of title: Dedicated to H.R.M. Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne
Topic: Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Cover title: Briggs' patent
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Day, Lewis Foreman, 1845-1910; Buckle, Mary
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xxi, 262 p. 20 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Ward, James, 1851-1927
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"Chiefly consist of a series of class lectures, delivered to the students of the Macclesfield School of Art."
Topic: Decoration and ornament
At head of title: Arte francés moderno aplicado
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Cover title: Flowers conventionalized
Topic: Botanical illustration
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Saint-Aubin, Charles Germain de, 1721-1786
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50 p., 10 leaves of plates : 40 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Fürst, Paul, ca. 1605-1666
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Teil 1: Frontispiece and two plates missing. Neues Mödelbuch... Nürnberg, Paulus Fürsten,1689. Lötz, A., Bibliography der Modelbücher, No. 59b
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Vincent, W. D. F. (William D. F.), 1860-1926
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56 p. 28 cm
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Topics: Tailoring (Women's), Clothing and dress
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Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Design, Art, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Title in pencil on inside cover. In box. Label in bottom of box: Distributed by Boston Book & Art Shop. Contains plates 1-60. [Japanese designs from Ukiyoe prints (call number: NK1484 J35) contains a partial set of these plates. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament--Japan, Color prints, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Issued in portfolios
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Read, Eliza
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On inside of front cover: M... Read, 15 Gt. Cumberland St., Hyde Park. Name Eliza Read on some of the designs. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery, Design, Pattern books, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Detail studies
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Lessing, Julius, 1843-1908
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In portfolio
Topic: Embroidery
Cover title. Many plates have running title: Costume Parisien, with embroidery patterns related to costume shown. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Embroidery, Costume--France--History--19th century, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms, Fashion,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Caption title
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Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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No. t.-p
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Sugden, Alan Victor; Edmondson, John Ludlam
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Some plates printed on both sides
Topic: Wallpaper
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Moises, Fr
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Cover title
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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On cover and spine: 16186-16284
Topics: Silk -- France -- History -- 19th century, Sample books
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Cousine Claire; Tedesco, François, pub., Paris
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5 fold. transfer patterns in pocket
Topic: Embroidery
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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Issued in portfolios
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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104 p., [82] leaves of plates : 32 cm
Topic: Textile fabrics
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Cover title
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design, Alphabets
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2 v. : 28 cm
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Topic: Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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No. t.-p. Information from dealer's description laid in
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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[4] p. 20 x 29 cm
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Maison Sedille (Firm)
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No. t.-p. Label mounted on inside front cover: Maison Sedille, Eugène Unsworth & Cie successeurs. On spine: Perse. Mounted illustrations are Persian embroidery trim samples using gold and silver. Forms part of The Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Embroidery -- Iran, Sample books, Decoration and ornament--Plant forms
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium); Errera, Isabelle
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At head of title: Musées royaux du cinquantenaire, Parc de Cinquantenaire à Bruxelles
Topics: Musées royaux d'art et d'histoire (Belgium), Textile fabrics
At head of title: J. de La Nézière
Topics: Decorative arts, Decoration and ornament
Originally issued as supplements to the Journal. -- Cf. Pref. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Needlework, Embroidery, Knitting, Tatting, Lace and lace making, Decoration and ornament|,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942; Imprimerie Lemercier et cie, lithographer
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In portfolio; Plates with imprint: "M.P. Verneuil, Del.," Schmid, dit. Laurens, dit.," and "Imp. Lemercier."
Topics: Stencil work, Decoration and ornament, Photographically illustrated books., Color lithographs.,...
Source: folio
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Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Design, Art, Japanese
v. 1. A to cre. -- v. 2. Cre to emb. -- v. 3. Emb to kni. -- v. 4. Kno to pat. -- v. 5. Pat to tat. -- v. 6. Tat to zul
Topic: Needlework
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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Unsigned sketchbook of pen, pencil, and watercolor drawings, some dated and with locations in Rome, Naples, and Cairo. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
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Topics: Drawings, Drawings -- 19th century, Watercolor painting, Notebooks, Decoration and ornament,...
Most of the plates are printed on both sides. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Geometry in art, Geometry in architecture, Architectural design, Form...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Shaw, Henry, 1800-1873
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Title within colored ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
137 p. 28 cm
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Topics: Color, Printing
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Lobre Frères, Lyons
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Dealer's name on cover and spine. Mounted label on inside of front cover: J. Borgey & Leclerc, Lyon; no. 2064. Mounted illustrations are samples of elaborate trims in metallics, beads, silks and velvets. Photograph of double page with samples no. 1127 to 1155 laid in. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Textile fabrics -- France -- History -- 19th century, Sample books
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Hulme, F. Edward (Frederick Edward), 1841-1909; Glaisher, James, 1809-1903; Mackie, Samuel Joseph; Hunt, Robert, 1807-1887
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Reprinted from the Art-journal
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Nature (Aesthetics)
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Bretschneider, Andreas; Jessen, Peter, 1858-1926
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Embroidery designs
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Source: folio
Plate 21 missing, in color and in black and white
Topics: Embroidery -- Germany -- Early works to 1800, Embroidery -- Patterns -- Early works to 1800,...
Source: folio
Forms part of The Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Needlework, Embroidery, Lace and lace making, Beadwork, Tapestry, Netting, Chenille, Dressmaking,...
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Brainerd & Armstrong Co
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
Added t.-p. in colors, with ornamental border
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Design
Bookplate of Marie Wiley Giles. In portfolio. Missing plates: 3-7, 9, 11-12, 21, 24-25, 30, 37, 41, 52, 54-55, 59, and 60. Designs selected from Ukiyoe prints (NK1484 U4) contains a full set of these plates. Forms part of the Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection.
Topics: Decoration and ornament--Japan, Color prints, Japanese, Decoration and ornament--Animal forms,...
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First published 1859
Topics: Fancy work, Embroidery, Needlework, Decoration and ornament
Plates are with imprint: "A. Lyongrun pinxit." and "Verlag von Bernh. Friedr. Voigt in Leipzig."; Portfolio, half bound in red cloth over brown boards, text printed in black to upper cover, with brown cloth ties
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Nature (Aesthetics), Art nouveau, Design, Color lithographs, Portfolios
Source: folio
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Cover title: Neueste Stickmuster
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Topics: Design, Knitting, Embroidery, Weaving
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Savage, E. M. A. (Eliza Mary Ann), 1836-1885; Hale, Lucretia P. (Lucretia Peabody), 1820-1900
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Cover title
Topic: Embroidery
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Vallance, Aymer, 1862-1943
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Edition limited to 220 copies, 210 of which are for sale
Topic: Morris, William, 1834-1896
"Darstellung der schonsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen in Natur und Styl zur praktischen Verwerthung fur das gesammte Gebiet der Kunst und des Kunstgewerbes in reichem Gold- und Farbendruck."; "Darstellung der schonsten und formenreichsten Pflanzen ... in reichem Farben-, Gold- und Silberdruck nach Original-Entwurfen von den hervorragendsten Kunstlern. Ornament und kunstgewerblischer Theil von Professor A. Seder"--Vol. [1], added title page; Issued complete in 2 series,...
Topics: Plants in art--Pictorial works, Botanical illustration--History--19th century--Pictorial works,...
Source: folio
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by Dillmont, Thérèse de, 1846-1890
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In portfolio
Topic: Macramé
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Aguilón, François de, 1567-1617; Rubens, Peter Paul, Sir, 1577-1640; Galle, Théodore, 1571-1633, ill; Moretus, Jan, 1543-1610, printer; Plantijnsche Drukkerij, printer
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Engraved title page
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Topic: Optics
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Added t.-p., illuminated
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Topics: Ink, Calligraphy
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Title on spine
Topics: Textile fabrics -- France -- 19th century, Sample books
Source: folio
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
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No t.p
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Topics: Embroidery, Textile fabrics, Design
Added half title, and added engraved title page
Topics: Munting, Abraham, 1626-1683, Botany
Source: folio